September 15, 2013
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Americans love to complain about rising food prices; here are three reasons you should stop whining (Mark J. Perry, September 14, 2013, AEI)
Posted by Orrin Judd at September 15, 2013 12:12 AMIt's a favorite pastime in this country - Americans love to complain about rising food prices. Even when they aren't. In fact, given all of the complaining you would never know that average food price inflation in recent years is actually the lowest in several generations. Below are three reasons that Americans should stop whining about food prices, and be a little more appreciative of how affordable food is in the US today, especially when compared to other countries, or when compared to previous decades in US history.